Lately, JetBlue seems to be brokering some unusual partnerships to earn points. Most notably, Amazon and Lyft join the lineup so travelers can get points whenever they shop or take a ride with either service.
Okay, the world didn’t blow up. American Airlines, the last of the old guard has finally relented and moved to a mileage program that doesn’t reward you for the time you are spending on their planes but how much you are spending with the airline.
I once had a friend who couldn’t understand why he should care about frequent flyer programs until I once pointed out he was missing out on a free domestic flight for the two international flights he was already taking every year. The next day, he signed up.
Everyone is upset over the fact it’s not so easy to earn Star Alliance Gold on Aegean Air anymore. That’s not true: it’s still one of the easiest ways to beat the system. There’s just a Grecian vacation in your future now.